A specialist doctor for plastic and aesthetic surgery, Katrin Dreissigacker studied medicine from 1990 to 1997 at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Freie Universität Berlin and graduated with distinction . Subsequently, she spent a practical year at the Rudolf Virchow Berlin University Clinic, the Groote Schuur Hospital of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and at the regional hospital of Interlaken in Switzerland.
Between 1997 and 2005, Dreissigacker was trained as a specialist doctor in plastic and aesthetic surgery in various renowned clinics, such as the Zentrum für Brandverletzte des Urban Krankenhauses Berlin (Center for Burn Victims of the Urban Hospital of Berlin) under Dr. J. C. Bruck, M.D.; the Department for Plastic Surgery at the Birkenwerder Asklepios Hospital under Dr. K. Ueberreiter, M.D.; the Day-Care Hospital for Plastic Surgery in Santos, Brazil; the Department for Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery of the Meoclinic in Berlin under Dr. D. Witzel, M.D.; and the Center for Aesthetic-Plastic Surgery at the MediaPark Hospital in Cologne, under Dr. (TR) Eren.
Since December 2005, Dreissigacker has been working as an independent specialist doctor for plastic and aesthetic surgery with a focus on non-operative procedures. Thanks to the unique focus of her practice on treatments using fillers, such as hyaluronic acid and botulinum toxin, Dreissigacker has been influential in Europe on the practice of using blunt cannulae (pix’L needles) to increase volume.
Dreissigacker’s knowledge has been repeatedly published in specialist medical journals and a chapter in a book . And she has been a celebrated speaker, sharing her findings in lectures, live demonstrations, and hands-on training courses since 2004.
Certified member of Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ästhetische Botulinumtoxin-Therapie e.V.
Full member of deutschen Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen